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Image:Alexander Kelly McClure.jpg|thumb|right|Alexander McClure in 1860 '''Alexander Kelly McClure''' (January 9, 1828 – June 6, 1909) was a journalist, editor, writer, politician, and historian, active in Pennsylvania Republican Party (United States)|Republican Party politics, especially in the 1860s, and a prominent supporter, correspondent, and biographer of President Abraham Lincoln.[ Valley of the Shadow], accessed June 10, 2008 He was the editor of the ''Franklin Repository'', in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania and of the ''Philadelphia Times''.[ Penn State Libraries] Biographical Sketch by Damon M. Laabs, accessed June 10, 2008 The borough of McClure, Pennsylvania - located in Snyder County - is named in his honor.
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